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Author Topic: More than a gig of RAM and 32-bit Linux? VL?  (Read 1428 times)

newt

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More than a gig of RAM and 32-bit Linux? VL?
« on: September 24, 2007, 02:38:28 pm »

Source: http://www.linux.com/feature/119287

Just saw this article today and was wondering if VL is affected by this limitation (by default) or have the necessary changes been implemented such that VL is capable of (at least) 4gb?  It's an interesting article nonetheless.
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Vxt

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Re: More than a gig of RAM and 32-bit Linux? VL?
« Reply #1 on: September 24, 2007, 03:25:29 pm »

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have the necessary changes been implemented
Answer:

Check (your) .config
 
Kernel Support

Memory Split

Hmm - Bruce Byfield is close to home - should drop  him a friendly line
(might even have the temerity as a fellow B.C.'er to suggest he follow Kernel changelogs
&/or 'upgrade' his ummm  ;D  personal-D.B.?)

Actually - it's a bit of a trend now for  journalists to increase readership by Blogging

Nothing wrong with that,  but they owe it to faithful to stay current &  confirm all prior to publishing ?

Resources

Changes

Kernel Trap.Org
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Re: More than a gig of RAM and 32-bit Linux? VL?
« Reply #2 on: September 24, 2007, 05:19:17 pm »

...have the necessary changes been implemented such that VL is capable of (at least) 4gb?
Kocil did that for VL4, IIRC.
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newt

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Re: More than a gig of RAM and 32-bit Linux? VL?
« Reply #3 on: September 24, 2007, 05:38:49 pm »

Thanks for the confirmation.  I guess Bruce's  info was a bit dated ;D - yikes! :o
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